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US markets slide, Feb. 1-5

Persisting fears of a global economic slowdown — along with mixed economic data in the U.S., and uncertainty about whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year — sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 1.6% to…

Gold bars at Lake Shore Gold's Bell Creek mill in Ontario. Credit: Lake Shore Gold

Tahoe bids $945M for Lake Shore Gold

Tahoe Resources (TSX: THO; NYSE: TAHO) is set to buy Toronto-based junior producer Lake Shore Gold (TSX: LSG; NYSE-MKT: LSG) in a $945-million, all-share bid, with analysts on both sides of the deal approving.

TSX ends mixed, Feb. 1-5

Toronto’s S&P/TSX Composite Index slipped 0.5% to 12,763.99 after a poor jobs report, while oil prices dropped and gold prices rebounded. The S&P/TSX Global Mining Index rose 9.4% to 45.25, while the S&P/TSX Capped Diversified…

A drill rig at Premier Gold Mines' Hasaga gold project in Ontario.Credit: Premier Gold Mines

Premier Gold expands Hasaga in Red Lake

Premier Gold Mines’ (TSX: PG; US-OTC: PIRGF) story has of a lot of moving parts that are “moving us in the right direction,” CEO Ewan Downie says in his company’s blog.

The Ana Paula gold property in Guerrero, Mexico. Credit: Timmins Gold

Timmins Gold to close San Francisco mine next year

Timmins Gold (TSX: TMM; NYSE-MKT: TGD) is now planning to suspend mining in mid-2016 at its only operating asset — the San Francisco heap-leach gold mine in Mexico’s Sonora state — moving up the date from 2022 in response to…

Adrok's scanning equipment mapping Kaolinization zones in the U.K.  Credit: Adrok

Is mining innovation an oxymoron?

Newspapers are replete with articles denouncing the dearth of innovation in the mining sector. While we may argue about the causes – the sector’s capital intensive nature, the people who work in mining, etc. — most people will…

Open innovation takes root

Mining companies and organizations are increasingly going outside of the industry and using open innovation platforms to find solutions to their challenges.

TSX edges lower, Oct. 23-29

The S&P/TSX Composite Index finished in negative territory, losing 0.6% to end at 13,791.88 points. The S&P/TSX Capped Diversified Metals & Mining Index dropped 10.6% to 411.68. The S&P/TSX Global Gold Index retreated 1.8% to…

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